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The Object of My Affection (1998)
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The Object of My Affection (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A pregnant New York social worker begins to develop romantic feelings for her gay best friend, and decides she'd rather raise her child with him, much to the dismay of her overbearing boyfriend.
Style: touching, humorous, sentimental, feel good, sweet, light, realistic, semi serious, romantic, talky ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, pregnancy, fall in love, gender, love triangle, unfulfilled love, convention, gay man straight woman relationship, blind date, falling in love, gays and lesbians, romance, love, youth, friends, couple relations, love and romance, looking for love, babies and infants, human nature, couples, overbearing, gay, homosexuality, wedding ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new york state

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and romantic films with plots about relationships, romance, mentor, catastrophe, dialogue, culture clash and love and romance mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like The Object of My Affection: Angie (1994), Dream for an Insomniac (1996), A Lot Like Love (2005), My Best Friend's Wedding (1997), Picture Perfect (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Angie (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Angie lives in the Bensonhurst section of Brooklyn, N.Y. and dreams of a better life than everyone she knows. When she finds that she is pregnant by her boyfriend Vinnie, she decides that she will have the baby, but not Vinnie as a husband. This ...
Style: realistic, humorous, touching, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: pregnancy, working class, human nature, gender, self discovery, opposites attract, single parent, youth, fall in love, family life, couples, friendship ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
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100%
Dream for an Insomniac (1996)
Genre: Romance, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A girl with insomnia who works in a coffee house has impossibly high standards for her love and fears she will never meet a worthy man. Then in walks a new employee and they click - until she discovers he has a girlfriend. Undaunted, she moves to ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: insomnia, friends, jealousy, cafe, romance, love, unlikely couple, looking for love, fall in love, love triangle, couple relations, friendship ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, los angeles, usa, vancouver, oakland california ...
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76%
A Lot Like Love (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: On a flight from Los Angeles to New York, Oliver and Emily make a connection, only to decide that they are poorly suited to be together. Over the next seven years, however, they are reunited time and time again, they go from being acquaintances to ...
Style: realistic, touching, semi serious, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: travel, romance, destiny, encounter, love and romance, unfulfilled love, friendship, couple relations, opposites attract, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love story, happy ending ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, los angeles, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
My Best Friend's Wedding (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When she receives word that her longtime platonic pal Michael O'Neal is getting married to debutante Kimberly Wallace, food critic Julianne Potter realizes her true feelings for Michael -- and sets out to sabotage the wedding.
Style: sentimental, feel good, romantic, sweet, funny ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: wedding, screwball, romance, friendship, obsession, unfulfilled love, wedding preparations and rituals, uninhibited rivalry, love and romance, best friends, women, male female friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Picture Perfect (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young advertising executive's life becomes increasingly complicated when, in order to impress her boss, she pretends to be engaged to a man she has just met.
Style: feel good, talky, humorous, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, workplace romance, unlikely couple, career woman, fall in love, couple relations, power relations, nothing goes right, manipulations, workplace, dishonesty, love triangle ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Love! Valour! Compassion! (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Gregory invites seven friends to spend the summer at his large, secluded 19th-century home in upstate New York. The seven are: Bobby, Gregory's "significant other," who is blind but who loves to explore the home's garden using ...
Style: touching, sentimental, witty, realistic, clever ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: aids, friendship, gay, rehearsal, countryside, ballet, couples, gays and lesbians, romance, friends, love and romance, couple relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Big Eden (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Big Eden is a tiny fictional town in northwestern Montana, as Preston Sturges or Frank Capra might have envisioned it. Timber and Cowboy country. This is the story of Henry Hart, a successful New York Artist, who returns to the town of his childhood ...
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: coming out, small town, gay, friendship, store, gay relationship, native american, gays and lesbians, romance, couple relations, hopes, social relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: montana, usa, new york, new jersey, london
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43%
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 16K
Management (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A traveling art saleswoman tries to shake off a flaky motel manager who falls for her and won't leave her alone.
Style: feel good, witty, emotional, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, motel, romance, unfulfilled love, looking for love, true love, obsession, marriage, follow your dream, blind ambition, hopes, goofy hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, arizona, washington state, las vegas, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The Switch (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An unmarried 40-year-old woman turns to a turkey baster in order to become pregnant. Seven years later, she reunites with her best friend, who has been living with a secret: he replaced her preferred sperm sample with his own.
Style: humorous, sentimental, funny, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, kids
Plot: single parent, pregnancy, best friends, child birth, artificial insemination, unfulfilled love, couples, romance, singleness, male female friendship, unlikely friendships, aquarium ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, michigan, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
How Do You Know (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: After being cut from the USA softball team and feeling a bit past her prime, Lisa finds herself evaluating her life and in the middle of a love triangle, as a corporate guy in crisis competes with her current, baseball-playing beau.
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, romantic, light ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, romance, love affair, wooing, fall in love, ambition, love and romance, athlete's life, athlete, revelation, embarrassment, love story ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Music from Another Room (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Music From Another Room is a romantic comedy that follows the exploits of Danny, a young man who grew up believing he was destined to marry the girl he helped deliver as a five year old boy when his neighbor went into emergency labor. Twenty-five ...
Style: touching, semi serious, feel good, sweet, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: destiny, fall in love, romance, parents and children, love and romance, family relations, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, family drama, single father, life philosophy, eccentric family ...
Time: 90s
Place: russia, london, england, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Next Best Thing (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A comedy-drama about best friends - one a straight woman, Abbie, the other a gay man, Robert - who decide to have a child together. Five years later, Abbie falls in love with a straight man and wants to move away with her and Robert's little ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, touching, light, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, pregnancy, custody battle, couple relations, gay, aids, divorce, breakup, stereotypes, best friend, yoga, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, santa monica california, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
When Harry Met Sally... (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: During their travels from Chicago to New York, Harry and Sally Will debate whether or not sex ruins a perfect relationship between a man and a woman. Eleven years later, and they're still no closer to finding the answer.
Style: sentimental, sincere, feel good, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, love and romance, looking for love, unlikely couple, romance, friends, platonic, up and down relationship, male female friendship, falling in love, opposites attract, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1977, year 1982, year 1987
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Frankie and Johnny (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When Johnny is released from prison following a forgery charge, he quickly lands a job as a short-order cook at a New York diner. Following a brief fling with waitress Cora, Frankie develops an attraction for Cora's friend and fellow waitress ...
Style: sentimental, touching, talky, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
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Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Something Borrowed (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Though Rachel (Ginnifer Goodwin) is a successful attorney and a loyal, generous friend, she is still single. After one drink too many at her 30th-birthday celebration, Rachel unexpectedly falls into bed with her longtime crush, Dex -- who happens to ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, feel good, sexy, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: romance, birthday, friends, love and romance, cheating, wedding, lawyer, best friend, love triangle, relationships, love story, looking for love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.7
 8K
The Best Man (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Harper, a writer who's about to explode into the mainstream leaves behind his girlfriend Robin and heads to New York City to serve as best man for his friend Lance's wedding. Once there, he reunites with the rest of his college circle.
Style: clever, semi serious, feel good, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, romance, love and romance, friends, couple relations, buddies, couples, infidelity, black romance, brooklyn bridge, college friend, bachelor party ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Alive and Kicking (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A passionately committed young dancer is forced to re-examine his career and life when faced with death, finding hope through an older man who becomes his lover, mentor and companion.
Style: sentimental, touching, sincere, clever, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
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Time: 90s
Place: greece, athens greece, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Love Letter (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A romantic comedy about a mysterious love letter that turns a sleepy New England town upside down.
Style: clever, humorous, semi serious, realistic, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: small town, mistaken identity, love letter, romance, love triangle, single parent, ocean or sea, gays and lesbians, unfulfilled love, love and romance, couple relations, comedy of errors ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new england, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Kissing Jessica Stein (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
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Style: clever, touching, talky, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, lesbian, bisexual, romance, couples, fall in love, looking for love, lifestyle, gender, love and romance, friends, twentysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
How to Be Single (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: New York City is full of lonely hearts seeking the right match, and what Alice, Robin, Lucy, Meg, Tom and David all have in common is the need to learn how to be single in a world filled with ever-evolving definitions of love.
Style: humorous, romantic, sentimental, light, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: couple relations, singleness, romance, pregnancy, looking for love, drinking, breakup, bar, friendship, women, single, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
How to Make an American Quilt (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Soon-to-be-wed graduate student Finn Dodd develops cold feet when she suspects her fiancé is cheating on her. In order to clear her head, Finn visits her grandmother, Hy, and great aunt, Glady Joe Cleary, in Grasse, Calif. There, Finn learns that ...
Style: sentimental, touching, sincere, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: marriage, love, coming of age, friendship, advice, americana, family life, self discovery, romance, marriage proposal, parents and children, graduation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, north carolina, california, paris france
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34%
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Go Fish (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Max is a trendy, pretty, young lesbian, who is having trouble finding love. A friend sets her up with Ely, whom Max likes, but Ely is frumpy, homely, and older. Nor do they have much in common. Can Max learn to look past the packaging?
Style: witty, clever, sexual, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, lesbian relationship, homosexuality, family relations, gays and lesbians, singleness, parents and children, couple relations, friends, love and romance, twentysomething life, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.2
 12K
Threesome (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Eddy and Stuart share two-thirds of a dormitory suite. Due to bureaucratic error, a woman named Alex is added to their room. At first, relations among the three are tense. Soon, however, Alex falls for Eddy, and Stuart lusts after Alex.
Style: touching, feel good, semi serious, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: odd couple, friendship, college, mistaken identity, water gun, polyamory, pillow fight, gays and lesbians, one female two males threesome, romance, coming of age, youth ...
Time: 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Friends with Kids (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In the wake of their friends' marriages and eventual offspring, longtime pals Julie and Jason decide to have a child together without becoming a couple. By becoming "time-share" parents, they reason, they can experience the joys of ...
Style: touching, realistic, sentimental, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night, kids, chick flick, teens
Plot: friendship, best friend, romance, best friends, platonic, couple relations, relationship problems, thirtysomething life, character study, best friends in love, family relations, child birth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, vermont, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Friends with Money (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After she quits her lucrative job, Olivia finds herself unsure about her future and her relationships with her successful and wealthy friends.
Style: witty, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, midlife crisis, money, marriage, maid, love and romance, crumbling marriage, looking for love, unfulfillment, master and servant, power relations, designer ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, santa monica california, new jersey
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34%
As Good as It Gets (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: New York City. Melvin Udall, a cranky, bigoted, obsessive-compulsive writer, finds his life turned upside down when neighboring gay artist Simon is hospitalized and his dog is entrusted to Melvin. In addition, Carol, the only waitress who will ...
Style: sentimental, touching, captivating, sweet, emotional ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: dog, neighbor, opposites attract, single parent, friendship, looking for love, waitress, artist, romance, couples, cowardliness, unlikely couple ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Other Sister (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A mentally challenged girl proves herself to be every bit as capable as her "perfect" sister when she moves into an apartment and begins going to college.
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: mentally challenged, romance, fall in love, family relations, parents and children, love and romance, society, looking for love, husband wife relationship, sister sister relationship, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.5
 11K
Ten Inch Hero (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Four friends search for love and happiness while working at a California sandwich shop.
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, feel good, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: looking for love, friends, love and romance, fall in love, restaurant, friendship, young people, love story, casual sex, seduction, twentysomething life, workplace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Jeffrey (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Jeffery, a young gay man in New York, decides that sex is too much and decided to become celibate. He immediately meets the man of his dreams and must decide whether or not love is worth the danger of a boyfriend dying.
Style: witty, touching, humorous, sexual, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: gay, aids, gays and lesbians, romance, friendship, unlikely couple, couple relations, twentysomething life, love and romance, friends, couples, self discovery ...
Time: 90s
Place: manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
I Could Never Be Your Woman (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: This movie follows a mother who falls for a younger man while her daughter falls in love for the first time. Mother Nature messes with their fates.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: audition, mother daughter relationship, romance, fall in love, love affair, couple relations, parents and children, love and romance, family relations, meaningful kiss, ratings, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%